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Formsprache (automobile industry)

English translation: idiom

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German term or phrase:Formsprache (automobile industry)
English translation:idiom
Entered by: Mats Wiman
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14:28 Aug 23, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: Formsprache (automobile industry)
eine Formsprache entwickeln fuer einen erfolgreichen Designprozess
Sonja Cooper
idiom
Explanation:
to develop an idiom for a successful design process
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Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 02:36
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4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
na +2idiom
Mats Wiman
na(aesthetic) concept
Johanna Timm, PhD
naDevelop a standard vocabulary for a successful design processJenniclair
naformal language
Roland Grefer


  

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20 mins
formal language


Explanation:
to develop a formal (descriptive/programming)language for a successful design process

Roland Grefer
Local time: 20:36
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 231
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21 mins peer agreement (net): +2
idiom


Explanation:
to develop an idiom for a successful design process


    Norstedts Ordbok+MW
Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 02:36
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in pair: 1498

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Randi Stenstrop: Absolutely!
2 mins

agree  Roland Grefer
2 hrs
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25 mins
Develop a standard vocabulary for a successful design process


Explanation:
I think they are suggesting a uniform/standard language/vocab should be created, which can then be used by everyone involved in the design process

Jenniclair
Local time: 01:36
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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1 hr
(aesthetic) concept


Explanation:
I think *Formsprache* is in this context another word for *style*- a special *look* that would help designers to develop their concepts and use this *language* as a guide.

Design setzt Bedeutungen in Formen um und entwickelt entsprechend den Rahmenbedingungen eine spezifischere Formsprache. Die Akzeptanz von Produkten wird dadurch wesentlich bestimmt. Ziel des Projektes "City Car 2000" war es, ein Nahverkehrsmittel für den Individualverkehr der Stadt und für
das Jahr 2000 zu gestalten und den technischen Rahmenbedingungen für die Entwicklung von Cityfahrzeugen, die bei einem vorangegangenen Projekt 1984 in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Institut für
Fahrzeugtechnik der TU Berlin erarbeitet wurden, ein bewußtes Gesicht zu geben....
www.berlinews.de/forschungsmarkt/artikel-02.html
What do you think?


    given
Johanna Timm, PhD
Canada
Local time: 17:36
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 7302
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